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Mavado has finally broken his silence on his son being accused of murder.

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Mavado Breaks Silence On 16-Year-Old Son Being Charged With Murder

The ‘Big League’ deejay’s 16-year-old son is charged with murder, conspiracy to murder, arson, shooting with intent, illegal possession of firearm & ammunition for the death of 23-year-old Lorenzo Thomas, otherwise called ‘Israel’ or ‘Trulups’ in Cassava Piece, St Andrew.

Mavado strongly believes his son is innocent of all the charges, according his attorney Tamika Harris.

“He (Mavado) is distraught and a little perturbed,” Harris told the Jamaica Observer. “He is maintaining that the allegation against his son is not true, and he is willing to go at lengths to defend his son,” she continued.

A second suspect has been charged with the murder of 23-year-old Lorenzo Thomas, otherwise called ‘Israel’ or ‘Trulups’ in Cassava Piece, St Andrew on June 5. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Branch’s (CIB) Major Investigation Division (MID) have charged 23-year-old Andre Hinds along with Dancehall entertainer, Mavado’s 16-year-old son. They are jointly charged with murder, conspiracy to murder, arson, shooting with

Meanwhile, Mavado’s son was a no show in court on Monday.

According to Harris, who is also representing the juvenile, the police officers were responsible for bringing the accused to court but didn’t.

The case hearing has been rescheduled to a future date.

Mavado is yet to turn up at the Constant Spring police station, following a call from the police earlier this month, urging him to report to them in person.

His lawyers say that the artist is  fulfilling contractual obligations overseas.

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FRC, NYC PARTNER TO KEEP CULTURE & HERITAGE ALIVE

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The Saint Lucia National Youth Council has partnered with the Folk Research Centre to promote the island’s culture and heritage to young people. The two entities signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday.

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Jounen Kweyol 2020 Celebrated Differently

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Saint Lucia authorities restricted this year’s Jounen Kweyol celebrations to strictly family activities, in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19. This is the first time Jounen Kweyol activities had to be done virtually.

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Li èk Èkwi Kwéyòl Èpi FRC

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The Monsignor Patrick Anthony Folk Research Centre (FRC) is offering two special virtual Creole Classes, on Tuesday October 20th and Thursday, October 22nd at 5:30 pm

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